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Feb 22

Belle’s Box – 146

This entry is part 148 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

…This entry is part 148 of 342 in the series Belle‘s Box Read about this series of posts, regarding items in a box originally owned by Belle (Lamunion) Fellows Tinker here. The cast of characters is located here. And, there is an accounting of people about whom I have little information here.   This card was mailed in an envelope, and is not the first from Mr. and Mrs. William Reardon, neighbors of the Tinkers….

Jun 06

Reflections and a Resolution Update

This entry is part 253 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

…tire series will end before the annual reunion of Belle’s family, which is scheduled for August 2, 2009. While this is a little late, I want to include a five-month update on my resolutions; so here they are with progress notes up to May 31. 1. Enter all the information from the BOX into my database. No exceptions, no cheating. Well, things are slow here. I had a good start and got about a quarter of the info into my computer program, but…

Dec 23

Belle Fellows and Family

…1914. Her grandchildren say, “Grandma and Charlie”. I’ll have to ask M-in-L the dog’s name. I forgot it. Belle, and all her grandchildren who lived nearby at the time. One uncle told us that Bill Burgess would not sit down unless Uncle Hi was in the photo, so there is Hi. Hi was the husband of Eunice Fellows. From the back left:L Laura Fenton (later married Pratt), daughter of Edna Fellows; Grandma (Belle Lamunion Fellows…

Mar 13

Fellows Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 87 page 383

This entry is part 61 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

…who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.   Date: 15 July 1914 Liber: 87 Page: 383 Location: 383 Grantor: Lester E. Stone and Sarah E. Stone of Manton, MI Grantee: Charles E. Tinker & Belle Tinker of Manton, MI Witnesses: Addie Campbell, Guy W. Slack Type of deed: Warranty Rec’d and recording: 15 July 1914 Clerk/registrar: Slack Location of land: Colfax, Wexford, MI Consideration: $1,800 Notes: Description: N1/2 of SE1/4 of NW1/4…

Jun 01

Descendants of Henry and Belle Fellows Annual Reunion!

This entry is part 249 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

…ting items from “Belle’s Box”, a box of mementoes and cards which found it’s way to a reunion several years ago. You can see those items, and read about the people in them here. Reunion invitation, PDF Reunion invitation, JPG Please let everyone know, especially those for whom I may have out-of-date e-mail or mailing addresses. See you there!…

Feb 28

A Little about Charlie Tinker

This entry is part 154 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

This entry is part 154 of 342 in the series Belle‘s Box Tinker, Charles (Colfax Township, Wexford County, MI) Photograph. Digital duplication of an undated postcard image. Privately held by GrannyPam, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Troy, MI. 2009. Charlie Tinker was the second husband of Belle Lamunion. They married July 15, 1914. The Michigan Marriage returns for the quarter ending September 30, 1914, record 125, says that Charles E. Tinker was…

Feb 20

An Award, Me???

I received a notice today from Genealogy Fun that Harriet has gifted me with an award! This is the first time this blog has received an award, so I feel happy and honored. Harriet said that she was enjoying my posts tagged “Belle’s Box”. I’m just the most recent of a large group of genealogists sharing old correspondence and other treasures in their care. I’m honored to receive this award, and I’m happy to…

Aug 08

Moving Right Along

…I can remember, Keep Your Eyes On The Prize. Interesting, unsourced info on WikipediA on that. To end this little evaluation, here is the song that that saying is based on. This a super cool version from The Nashville Bluegrass Band. That is Mike Compton singing and playing mandolin. I had to look twice, usually he is wearing a T-shirt and bib overalls. I love this video, for the song, the excellent job done on it, and for the camera shots of…

Nov 14

Only In (Genealogy) Oz

…e who devote substantial time and energy to genealogy were in a car, headed for the Library of Michigan. One of these people actually earns a living in genealogy, one devotes hours and hours to the cause as a volunteer. I guess the rest of us are researchers of sorts, but all have devoted or are devoting some time and energy to societies and causes related to genealogy. Now D1 has always called my genealogy society “The Retired Librarians…

Mar 21

Cat boxes

Unpleasant subject–well in this case, funny. If you own cats, you will eventually have a litter box. In the good old days, we lived in a rural environment and it was safe to let our cats outside. Here in the suburbs, we won’t let any of our cats out. Traffic is only one reason. One of the best features of cats is the fact that the pretty much come trained. Cats always go to the same place, at least mine always have. You put the box out,…